Is Your Community Hospital Prepared for a Disaster?
August 26, 2010•15 min
Host: Mimi Secor, MS, MEd, FNP
Guest: Edward Mello, Jr
It takes the entire community working together to effectively respond to a disaster. Trained first responders and medical professionals are key to saving lives. Nurse practitioners and physician assistants play a vital role, but it's crucial that community agencies know your specialties and how you can to be best utilized before a disaster strikes. Nurse practitioner&nbsp;Lt. Colonel&nbsp;Ed Mello joins host Mimi Secor to discuss how advanced practice clinicians can be involved in disaster training and what goes into becoming part of a disaster team.